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Bod-Inc: C-223

Cicero, Marcus Tullius

De inventione (ed. Omnibonus Leonicenus), et al.


Analysis of Content

Part I.

a1r Cicero, Marcus Tullius: De inventione. ‘Rhetoricae ueteris liber primus [–ultimus]'. Edited by Omnibonus Leonicenus. Cic. Inv.

g5v [Verse colophon.] Incipit: ‘Emendata manu sunt exemplaria docta | Omniboni, quem dat utraque lingua partem'; 1 elegiac distich.

Part II.

A2r Cicero, Marcus Tullius [pseudo-]: Rhetorica ad C. Herennium. ‘Rhetoricae nouorum liber primus [–quartus]'. Rhet. Her.


Imprint: Venice: Filippo di Pietro, 1479/80. Folio.

Remarks: In two parts, dated: (I) 1479; (II) 28 Feb. 1479/29 Feb. 1480.


Collation: Part I: a6 6+1 c–e8 f g6; part II: A–F8.

Remarks: An extra leaf, signed bb, was printed for insertion between b1 and b2 to supply a lacuna of two pages after l. 20 of b1v.


ISTC: ic00646000

GW: GW 6735;

Hain: H *5062;

Goff: Goff C‑646;

BMC: BMC V 221;

Proctor: Pr 4271;

Others: BSB‑Ink C‑302; Oates 1701 (I); Rhodes 579; Sheppard 3447.

LCN: 14886107


Copy number: C-223(1)

The leaf g6 is blank, not as BMC.

Wanting the extra leaf signed bb of De inventione.

Binding: Eighteenth/nineteenth-century Italian half red morocco over marbled paper boards; marbled pastedowns; bound for Boutourlin.

Size: 284 × 196 × 21 mm.

Size of leaf: 276 × 180 mm.

Some early marginal annotations.

Guide letters supplied in black ink. Foliation in pencil.

Provenance: Florence, Bibliotheca Publica (i.e. Dominicans, S. Marcus); stamp on a1r; see Oates 2222. ‘MD'; monogram on a1r; see Oates 2222. Dimitrij Petrovich, Count Boutourlin (1763-1829); shelfmark: see Catalogue (1831), no. 237; sale: Catalogue (1840), lot 947. Purchased for £0. 15. 0; see Books Purchased (1841), 10.

SHELFMARK: Auct. Q 2.29.

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